Family Herbalist Course Beginners Program

Family Herbalist Course Beginners Program

Join Candis Cantin and her team in learning the basics of Western Herbology while integrating it with Ayurvedic and Traditional Chinese medicine. This six-month course will include medicine-making, plant ID, how to treat acute ailments, use of tonic herbs and food for strengthening vitality, as well as how to harvest local herbs for medicine. You will learn about your own constitutional needs and ways to balance yourself for better health and well-being. This program will include herb walks around the farm and the American River. There will be lots of tasting, smelling, and hands-on experience with the herbs!


Introduction to Herbal Medicine and your Ayurvedic Constitution.

Making Herbal Medicine and Identifying Plants in the Garden and Wild Places.

Continuing our Integration of Western Herbology and Ayurveda.

Herbs and Food for Good Digestion. 

Herbs for Calming and Strengthening the Nerves.

Tonic Herbs for Rejuvenation and Rebuilding Vitality.

Second Saturdays, 10am – 4:30pm

April 13 • May 11 • June 8

July 13 • August 10 • September 14

All classes will be held at the American River Ranch (2140 Chase Drive in Rancho Cordova) except for the June 8 session which will be held at EverGreen Herb Garden outside of Placerville.

Course Fee: $525

Payment plan option available: First payment of $175 required to reserve your space in the course. Contact [email protected] or (916) 363-9685 Ext. 1019.

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